Zion National Park Newswire

Zion National Park Newswire

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  1. Utah forecast: Little rain, or heat relief expected as thunderstorms roll inRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Unfazed by dry thunderstorms moving into the region, much of Utah was under a Red Flag Warning as lingering hot weather, gusty winds and desiccated rangelands and forests combined for extreme wildfire danger. The warning - encompassing the western third of the state, and an east-central core stretching from Duchesne, Price and Green River south to Zion National Park and the Arizona border - was to expire 10 p.m. Wednesday, though chances were good that wildfire dangers will remain high the rest of the week.

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  2. Hiking in ZionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ask MetaFilter

    I am headed to Zion National Park to do some solo hiking over the 4th of July weekend. From what I understand it is going to be extremely hot and crowded.

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  3. Meet the new advocates for the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | High Country News

    ... generations into the wilderness. Students at Southern Utah University, hiking above The Subway in Utah's Zion National Park, won the Outdoors Nation Challenge last year, getting SUU named the Most Outdoorsy School in the Nation. During a ski trip ...

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  4. These maps show you how far $50 of gas will take youRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... points out, reap the benefits of an uninterrupted radius. A $50 drive out from Denver could land you in Zion National Park or El Paso, Texas; from Chicago, you could reach Niagara Falls or Memphis. Sometimes, as in the case of Atlanta, you might ...

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  5. Divinely InspiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Motorhome

    ... Find Your Adventure. It's been said that there is no heaven on earth, but there are pieces of it. Like Zion National Park. If that sounds like hyperbole, bear in mind this park's very name implies a heavenly refuge. And while you're unlikely to find ...

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  6. Finding kindness, physical challenge at ZionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Star Tribune

    The ascent to Angel's Landing in Zion National Park is steep and treacherous; hikers use chains to steady themselves and hoist themselves upward. When my parents said that we would be spending spring break of my eighth-grade year in three national parks - Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon and Zion - what I heard was essentially "the Grand Canyon and blah blah blah."

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  7. Details: Zion National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Star Tribune

    The basics: Zion National Park, in southwestern Utah, encompasses dramatic canyon country, where the Colorado Plateau, the Great Basin and the Mojave Desert meet.

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  8. The CromwellRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | VegasTripping.com

    ... in St. George, UT, just 2 hours north of Vegas on I-15 and a really nice place to visit plus close to Zion National Park, Kolob Canyon, and Snow Canyon; all worth visiting and hiking. We did go to Mount Charleston one day for some hiking, but the ...

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  9. Glen Canyon rafting trip offers scenery, wildlife and historic sights all in oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... north, and drive for about 135 miles (passing through Arizona) to Utah state Route 9 (Exit 16 - Hurricane/Zion National Park). Drive 9 miles, and go right onto Utah state Route 59 east. This 61-mile paved road turns into state Route 389 when you ...

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  10. Zion condor chick confirmed but faces new challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Deseret News

    Condor program personnel monitoring a pair of the birds at Zion National Park have verified the presence of a chick, but recent events have wildlife officials on high alert. Biologists from The Peregrine Fund, the nonprofit conservation group responsible for releasing and monitoring condors, began noticing last week that the male, Condor 337, was exhibiting odd behavior.

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  11. Woman banned from US land for defacing rock formations and posting on InstagramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Daily Mail

    ... were Death Valley and Yosemite National Parks in California, Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, Zion National Park in Utah and Crater Lake National Park in Oregon. Some of the vandalism proved difficult to remove as sandblasting and chemical ...

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  12. Reddit users help feds nab graffiti vandal who defaced US national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Ars Technica

    ... paint (PDF) to deface rock formations in several national parks-from Death Valley in California to Zion National Park in Utah. The woman was also barred from all national parks and federal lands-which amounts to about one-fifth of the US. Reddit ...

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  13. Condor in Zion killed by lead poisoning, officials concerned for offspringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | KSL-TV

    According to condor program personnel who are monitoring a couple of condors at Zion National Park, there is a condor chick living there, but officials are on high alert due to a recent condor death. Last week, biologists from The Peregrine Fund started to notice that the male condor, condor 337, was acting strange.

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  14. Utah forecast: - Excessive Heat' warnings issued as Zion feels the burnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... record setting triple digit temperatures, and southcentral Utah extending through the San Rafael Swell to Zion National Park and the Glen Canyon Recreation Area, were under the heat warning through 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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  15. Condor Chick In Zion Confirmed, But Father Dies With High Lead Levels In BloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | National Parks Traveler

    Condor program personnel monitoring the pair at Zion National Park have verified the presence of a chick, but recent events have everyone on high alert. Biologists from The Peregrine Fund, the nonprofit conservation group responsible for releasing and monitoring condors, began noticing last week that the male, Condor 337, was exhibiting odd behavior.

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  16. Biologists worry after condor hatchling at Zion National Park loses its fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    California Condor 409, the mother of a chick that hatched earlier this year, sits atop a cliff overlooking Zion National Park in this undated photo. The condor relocated to the park after being released from captivity in Northern Arizona.

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  17. National parks at 100: Images of changing US landscapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | New Scientist

    ... its parks for motorised tourism. At top right, a 1940 lithograph by Deseret News shows an idealised Zion National Park accessible by the family car. More recent work focused on examining the people using these landscapes. One of the photographs ...

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  18. A different kind of senior tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... I graduated high school. Earlier this week, Robert and four buddies drove a pickup truck 2,000 miles to Zion National Park in Utah. Thirty years earlier, my entire senior class caravanned 200 miles to - drum roll, please - Panama City Beach, Fla. So ...

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  19. Top 3 Photogenic National ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Vogel Talks RVing

    ... River, Zion Canyon is up to half a mile wide in some areas. While many of the natural features within Zion National Park are named for biblical and Book of Mormon references, such as the Court of the Patriarchs, Mount Moroni, Kolob Canyon, the Altar ...

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  20. 'Star Wars' and beyond: National parks in the moviesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 17 | GantDaily.com

    ... a river to avoid their pursuers was shot in Colorado, but the movie's most spectacular backdrops were at Zion National Park, in southwestern Utah. The scene where Paul Newman squires Katharine Ross around on a bicycle was filmed just outside the ...

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